Week 1 – Stepping

Warm Up (Routine 1) – 5 Minutes
  • Sunflowers: Rotate your arms forward 5 times, then backwards 5 times.
  • Toe Touches: Reach down and touch your toes then stand back up 10 times, all while looking forward.
  • Baby toe touches: Lie on your back and gently raise your feet up and touch your toes 10 times.
  • Octopus Wiggles: While sitting, lift your feet off the ground and wiggle your legs and arms while counting to 10.
Mat Chat – 3-minutes (Includes Water Break)
  • Today we are going to work on STEPPING.
  • STEPPING means moving your feet without falling.

Here are three STEPPING tips that I want everyone to practice today:

1. Keep your head up. 2. Watch where you are stepping. 3. Try not to fall.
Skill-Building Drills – 7 Minutes

Over the Rocks:

Students will work on their STEPPING skills by first trying to step over a pad, then punching in the air.

Step Step Kick Kick:

The students will work on their STEPPING skills by taking two steps and then kicking a pad.

Race Car:

The students will practice their STEPPING by being able to take steps as the move in a circle around the pad.

Down the River:

The students will practice their STEPPING by taking steps and alternating punches all the way down the agility ladder.
Milestone Assessments – 5 Minutes

Practice Milestones.

  • 18 – 22 months: Will step on a pad without help.
  • 22 – 28 months: Will step on and off a pad without help.
  • 28 – months and up: Will step across a line of pads without falling.

See Milestone Chart:

View Mini SKILLZ Milestone Chart
Cool Down (Routine 1) – 5 Minutes
  • Monkey: While standing, reach down and touch your toes and look straight ahead while counting to 10.
  • Selfie hug: Give yourself a tight hug while counting to 10.
  • Giraffe: Reach towards the ceiling while counting to 10.
  • Elephant: Bend over and swing your arms like an elephant’s trunk while counting to 10.
Game – 3-minutes
  • Ninja Freeze w/Guardian
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End of Class Announcments:

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